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Brazil's president contracts coronavirus
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Thursday, 09 July 2020
Brazil's president contracts coronavirus
RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for the coronavirus after months of downplaying the dangers of the disease, as the United States begins its withdrawal from the World Health Organisation despite logging a record number of new infections.Read Full Article ...
 
EIA raises oil price outlook for H2 to $40.50
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Thursday, 09 July 2020
EIA raises oil price outlook for H2 to $40.50
The US Energy Information Administration boosted its outlook for crude futures by about $4 per barrel in the second half of 2020 and by $2 per barrel for 2021 ...
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US officially notifies UN of withdrawal from the WHO
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Thursday, 09 July 2020
US officially notifies UN of withdrawal from the WHO
THE United States has formally notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the World Health Organization on July 6, 2021, the UN said on Tuesday. US Pre...
 
Bauchi cuts 2020 budget by N39bn, prioritizes health sector
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Thursday, 09 July 2020
Bauchi cuts 2020 budget by N39bn, prioritizes health sector
Bauchi State Government has subjected its proposed estimated N128 billion budget for 2020 fiscal year to public hearing in three geopolitical zones for people’...
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Middle East 3 days ago Al-Kadhimi’s government in its first test
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Thursday, 09 July 2020
Middle East 3 days ago Al-Kadhimi’s government in its first test
On March 2020 took place the third general elections in the parliamentary Republic of Israel, for the 120 seats of the Knesset. The results viewed the victory ...
 
Israel reportedly sends Hamas new proposal for prisoner swap
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Thursday, 09 July 2020
Israel reportedly sends Hamas new proposal for prisoner swap
Israel recently sent the Hamas terror group a new proposal for a prisoner swap and is awaiting the terror group’s answer, according to a Wednesday report. The ...
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Global leaders to address International Labour Organization (ILO) Virtual Global Summit on COVID-19
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Thursday, 09 July 2020
Global leaders to address International Labour Organization (ILO) Virtual Global Summit on COVID-19
More than 50 Heads of State and government, as well as prominent global employers’ and trade union leaders are to take part in global discussions on COVID-19 a...
 
Atle Hetland
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Thursday, 09 July 2020
Atle Hetland
The title of this popular song by Alexander Igoryevich Rybak (b. 1986) makes us all feel nostalgic, thinking of a time long gone by, or just half a year ago, b...
 
Russia, China veto UN extension of cross-border aid in Syria
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Thursday, 09 July 2020
Russia, China veto UN extension of cross-border aid in Syria
United Nations-Russia and China vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that would have extended authorization for cross-border humanitarian aid in Syria for a...
 
Maverick Citizen Op-Ed: Time for philanthropy to step up and help create a fairer, more compassionat
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Thursday, 09 July 2020
Maverick Citizen Op-Ed: Time for philanthropy to step up and help create a fairer, more compassionat
George Floyd's image is projected on the Robert E Lee Monument in Richmond, Virginia, US, on June 18, 2020. (Photo: Tasos Katopodis / Getty Images) Philanthro...
 
Deadly germs as potential bioterrorist weapons
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Thursday, 09 July 2020
Deadly germs as potential bioterrorist weapons
The Coronavirus-which has claimed the lives of over 538,000 people and infected more than 11.6 million worldwide-has destabilized virtually every facet of huma...
 
Global leaders to address International Labour Organization (ILO) Virtual Global Summit on COVID-19
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Thursday, 09 July 2020
Global leaders to address International Labour Organization (ILO) Virtual Global Summit on COVID-19
More than 50 Heads of State and government, as well as prominent global employers’ and trade union leaders are to take part in global discussions on COVID-19 a...
 
Trump formally pulls out of WHO
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Thursday, 09 July 2020
Trump formally pulls out of WHO
WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally started the withdrawal of the United States from the World Health Organization, making good on th...
 
Cost optimisation strategy for oil and gas industry
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Thursday, 09 July 2020
Cost optimisation strategy for oil and gas industry
For Nigeria, the critical path to managing this metamorphism is delineated in three strata: Project prioritisation – project economics, cost structure and cont...
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Turkish Central Bank lifts 2017 inflation forecast to 9.8 percent
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Thursday, 09 July 2020
Turkish Central Bank lifts 2017 inflation forecast to 9.8 percent
Turkish Central Bank hikes 2017, 2018 inflation forecasts amid lira depreciation ANKARA The Central Bank lifted its inflation forecasts for 2017 and 2018 on No...
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BC-UN--United Nations-Sy, 0595
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Thursday, 09 July 2020
BC-UN--United Nations-Sy, 0595
Contributed by NAMPA / Associated Press. UN Council rejects Russia bid to limit Syrian aid deliveries ...
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A father counts down the days for his son release from Israeli prisons
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Wednesday, 08 July 2020
A father counts down the days for his son release from Israeli prisons
epa08535560 Sameh Qadan, Father of a Palestinian prisoner Abed Al Raouf Sameh Qadan displays at his home his pictures and a hand-made calendar created to count...
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Increasing insecurity in Burkina Faso displace 921,000 people: UN
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Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Increasing insecurity in Burkina Faso displace 921,000 people: UN
UNITED NATIONS, July 8 (Xinhua) -- Increasing insecurity in June has upped the number of people forced from their homes in Burkina Faso to 921,000, making it o...
 
Reggae classic ‘One Love’ re-issued to help children upended by COVID crisis
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Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Reggae classic ‘One Love’ re-issued to help children upended by COVID crisis
The iconic Bob Marley song One Love is to be re-released with the blessing of the musician’s family to support children whose lives have been upended by COVID-...
 
Rising global temperature shows ‘enormous challenge’ of meeting climate goal
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Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Rising global temperature shows ‘enormous challenge’ of meeting climate goal
Annual global temperature is likely to be at least 1°C warmer than pre-industrial levels in each of the coming five years, putting globally agreed climate chan...
 
Put women and girls at centre of COVID-19 recovery: UN Secretary-General
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Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Put women and girls at centre of COVID-19 recovery: UN Secretary-General
Limited gains in gender equality and women’s rights made over the decades are in danger of being rolled back due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN Secretary-Gen...
 
Latin America and the Caribbean: ‘Hotspot of the pandemic’
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Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Latin America and the Caribbean: ‘Hotspot of the pandemic’
As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the world, Latin America and the Caribbean have become a “hotspot of the pandemic”, the UN chief said on Thursday, r...
 
All drone strikes ‘in self-defence’ should go before Security Council, argues independent rights exp
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Wednesday, 08 July 2020
All drone strikes ‘in self-defence’ should go before Security Council, argues independent rights exp
The growing use of weaponised drones risks destabilising global peace and security and creating a “drone power club” among nations, that face no effective acco...
 
UN chief underscores need for reconciliation 25 years after Srebrenica genocide
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Wednesday, 08 July 2020
UN chief underscores need for reconciliation 25 years after Srebrenica genocide
Twenty-five years after the Srebrenica genocide, peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina remains fragile, underscoring the need for true reconciliation in the region, ...
 
Refugees in Africa ‘even more vulnerable than ever’ amid COVID crisis
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Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Refugees in Africa ‘even more vulnerable than ever’ amid COVID crisis
Millions of refugees across Africa face even greater food insecurity because of aid disruption and rising food prices linked to the COVID-19 crisis, UN humanit...
 
Oil price war headlines deflect from new peace
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Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Oil price war headlines deflect from new peace
Saudi Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman and Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak at an OPEC+ meeting, Vienna, Dec., 6, 2019. (Reuters) Shortly...
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Oilsands seng a change in fortunes?
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Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Oilsands seng a change in fortunes?
Oilsands companies are restoring thousands of barrels of daily production to take advantage of higher oil prices as relaxed pandemic measures allow North Ameri...
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People Daily: US commences formal withdrawal from WHO
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Wednesday, 08 July 2020
People Daily: US commences formal withdrawal from WHO
Washington, Wednesday. American President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday formally notified the United Nations that the United States is withdrawing f...
 
Capesizes Looking Best For Short Term Gains But Feedermaxes Are In It For The Long Haul
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Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Capesizes Looking Best For Short Term Gains But Feedermaxes Are In It For The Long Haul
. Capesizes Looking Best For Short Term Gains But Feedermaxes Are In It For The Long Haul. in U ncertainties surrounding the coronavirus outbreak, the trade ...
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Moody’s: Global shipping earnings forecast cut as supply set to outstrip demand
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Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Moody’s: Global shipping earnings forecast cut as supply set to outstrip demand
E BITDA forecast worsens, keeping outlook negative. We now expect the aggregate EBITDA of rated shipping companies to fall by around 16%-18% in 2020, widening ...
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Ignoring outrage, Trump makes good on WHO pullout
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Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Ignoring outrage, Trump makes good on WHO pullout
President Donald Trump on Tuesday formally started the withdrawal of the United States from the World Health Organization, making good on threats to deprive th...
 
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